There’s nothing worse than having to put up with dry, flaky skin on top of the freezing cold weather and whatever illnesses winter throws at us. Usually when it comes to winter I have to buy a good exfoliator and an extremely hydrating moisturiser. Now finding a face scrub is rather easy, however finding a face cream that hydrates deep…

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This wasn’t on my foundation wish list, but some of my friends have recently tried the Urban Decay Naked Skin foundation and have said nothing but good things about it, so I thought I’d give it a go. I love a lot of Urban Decay products, including the Naked palettes, eyeshadow primers and lip glosses, so I don’t know why…

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Yesterday Eve Purdy and I were invited, as part of ETC magazine, to an exclusive taster lunch at The Botanist, in Monument Hall, Newcastle. The invitation welcomed us to take a tour around the new venue, sample their food menu and have a cocktail or two, before its official opening on December 15. Arriving at a small door opposite Waterstones,…

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Usually every year my Christmas wish list is never ending and it always seems to grow after I’ve been Christmas shopping, however this year I haven’t really asked for a lot. I don’t know why, maybe it’s because I’m getting older, does anyone else feel like that this year? Anyways, here’s just a few little bits and pieces I would…

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Last week I was extremely lucky to be sent to Germany to review the Christmas markets in Cologne. The experience included a mini cruise with DFDS Seaways, a whisky tasting with a whisky expert, two nights in a hotel and two whole days exploring Cologne – it was amazing! My review of the whole experience will be online and in…

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